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2010-08-31 07:45:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Wavien and TaYih today announced that TaYih Industrial Co., Ltd. has licensed Wavien's Dual Paraboloid Reflector (DPR(TM)) technology for use in ultra-narrow beam, high output search lights.


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Parabolic Mirror -- A parabolic reflector or parabolic dish is a reflective device formed in the shape of a paraboloid of revolution. Parabolic reflectors can either collect or distribute energy such as light, sound, or radio waves. The parabolic reflector functions due to the geometric properties of the paraboloid shape: if the angle of incidence to the inner surface of the collector equals the angle of reflection, then any incoming ray that is parallel to the axis of the dish will be...

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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.